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Chicago pediatric doctors warned Monday that everyone over 6 months should get the flu shot before Halloween.

Walking through Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, you may hear the bubbly sounds of a ukulele floating lightly down the hall. That's thanks to 47-year-old Narciso Lobo, or "Seeso" as he is called, who is on a mission to bring a smile to patients' faces with the power of a cheerful song.

Driving healthy growth at Smoothie King with a wellness-centric message

Uncover how a popular food craze can cause serious injuries for both consumers and handlers.

The new breastfeeding pod at Soldier Field was designed to give moms the chance to attend games without having to worry about privacy when they needed it most.

Maine East High School in Park Ridge hosted Monday Night Lights, in collaboration with Advocate Health Care and the Chicago Bears, which included a "pink pep rally" to support breast cancer awareness Monday, Sept. 24. The event featured something for everyone. People check out the large inflatable pink chair at Maine East during Monday Night Lights. Park Ridge Knights, Des Plaines Jr. Warriors and Elmwood Park…

You may think a low carbohydrate diet is healthy, but a new study says otherwise -- with caveats.

You’ve seen it at the coffee shop and in the aisles at the grocery store. A dietitian weighs in on the annual fall trend.

A wellness expert shares some pitfalls to avoid when making changes to your behavior.

There is a blood test to check for the disease, but the benefits may not outweigh the risks.

Research shows learning alternatives to flavoring our food can help manage a low-sodium diet.

Shedding pounds can be difficult at any age. Turns out, the first few hours of the day may hold the most promise for success. Try these tips... before noon.

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This week's 'Innovation In Medicine' is all about a technology that's making the preparation for breast surgery easier for women. Jane Monzures is learning how seed localization works and how it's made a difference for patients. We also meet a woman who says utilizing this technology improved her surgery experience.

A lactation suite is now available at Soldier Field for moms to have a private space to nurse or use a breast pump at the stadium.

Find out what doctors are doing to better identify and treat youth depression.

Susan Okuno-Jones ’86
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — Susan Okuno-Jones ’86 will be honored with the Illinois Wesleyan University School of Nursing ’s "Distinguished Alumna Award for Excellence in Nursing" during Homecoming 2018 festivities, in acknowledgement of her leadership and innovation within the nursing field
She will deliver her keynote address “Don’t Forget Your WHY” on Saturday, Oct. 6 at 9 a.m. in the atrium of the Center…

Find out what food may be linked to lower rates of heart attack and stroke.

Ever wonder why some people seem to feel less pain than others? A study conducted at Wake Forest School of Medicine may have found one of the answers—mindfulness. "Mindfulness is related to being aware of the present moment without too much emotional reaction or judgment," said the study's lead author, Fadel Zeidan, Ph.D., assistant professor of neurobiology and anatomy at the medical school, part of Wake…

Research finds a correlation between enjoying “bad” entertainment and your intelligence.

Watch as chiropractor Dr. Dan Eleuteri demonstrates how to use a wobble disk -- along with Rach and our studio audience.

Whether you're running a marathon or a 5K race, these tips will increase your chances for success.

Cervical cancer was once the most common cause of cancer death for American women. Now, there’s a new option for detecting it.

Surrounded by friends and classmates, Daniel Rodriguez re-connects with his favorite Cubs player for the fourth time.